The Political Economy of Independent Malaya – T. H. Silcock (ed.) (1963) (1st ed)


The Political Economy of Independent Malaya – T. H. Silcock (ed.) (1963) (1st ed)


Title: The Political Economy of Independent Malaya

Author: T. H. Silcock (ed.), E. K. Fisk (ed.)

Publisher: University of California Press, 1963. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, with dust jacket. Good. Very slight wear to cover, ink mark to fore-edge. Slight tanning to edges. 306pp., app 9″ by 6″.

SKU: politicaleconomy-malaya Categories: , , , Tag:

From jacket flap:

This new and up-t0-date analysis of the Malayan economy and its political background is designed for a wide audience. In it nine specialists study different aspects of economic development in Malaya since independence; the communal and party structure, the history and politics of the Malaysian Federation; the growth and structure of the population; export prospects, the balance of payments, rural development problems and policy, industrialization, banking and fiscal policy; the strategy and tactics of Malayan development. It concludes with substantial appendixes on the racial division of income and on trade statistics and the entrepot trade.

Contents include:

Communal and Party Structure – T. H. Silcock

Malaysia: The Political Backgroun – Emily Sadka

The Demographic Background – J. C. Caldwell

Prospects for Malayan Exports – W. M. Corden

The Malayan Balance of Payments Problem – W. M. Corden

Rubber Supply Conditions – Clifton R. Wharton, Jr.

Feature of the Rural Economy – E. K. Fisk

Rural Development Policy – E. K. Fisk

Financial Developments since Independence – Don McKenna

Industrialization in Malaya – E. L. Wheelwright

General Review of Economic Policy – T H Silcock